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Pacific tuna hammered by over-fishing
Pacific tuna hammered by over-fishing

There are fears tuna are teetering on the edge of survival as an excess of boats fight over a decreasing number of fish.

Oceans' health being adversely affected

The ocean regulates our climate while generating half of the oxygen we breathe. More than three billion people worldwide…

'Climate refugee' fighting to stay in NZ

A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a refugee suffering…

NZ assisted Fiji on SIS raid: Peters

Winston Peters claims the Government co-operated with Fiji's military regime when the SIS "raided" a NZ-based member of…

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Rugby Highlights Crusaders 38 Reds 5 video Rugby Highlights Crusaders 38 Reds 5

If there were questions over how the Crusaders' attack…

Watch: Obamas dance with Stormtroopers and R2-D2 video Watch: Obamas dance with Stormtroopers and R2-D2

President Obama and his wife Michelle were pictured…

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Tiny state big on shark protection
Tiny state big on shark protection

An hour before the Pacific Islands Forum's opening feast, hundreds of shark fins were hauled out for display.

NZ commits $5m to low-lying countries
NZ commits $5m to low-lying countries

New Zealand has committed $5 million to low-lying countries that are vulnerable to water shortages.

Call for fresh approach to fishing
Call for fresh approach to fishing

Pacific nations need to take advantage of the multi-billion-dollar fishery on their doorstep by sending fresh sashimi to…

Sinking islands call for NZ action
Sinking islands call for NZ action

A tiny Pacific island state that is being submerged by rising oceans will tell New Zealand that it is not disposable.

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Cyclone Freda forms in Coral Sea
Cyclone Freda forms in Coral Sea

A new cyclone is forming in the Coral Sea, just two weeks after Cyclone Evan tore through the Pacific…

Key gets a US rewrite... to what he really said

The United States is blaming the wind rather than Prime Minister John Key's diction for its mistake-laden transcript of…

Hillary Clinton's heavyweight stopover

Some people can make it around the world with just a backpack - but US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip involved…

Key races to put roots down before Pacific talks

There's nothing like a bit of competition to get the juices flowing before a day-long retreat, so when the Pacific leaders…

Cartoon: Pacific Islands Forum, part 1
Still too early to let Fiji back in, advises Key

Prime Minister John Key will tell other Pacific leaders Fiji does not deserve to be reinstated to the Pacific Islands Forum…

PM gets into the island swing

Prime Minister John Key was dressed to impress the ladies yesterday - wearing a second island-style shirt for his day of…

Editorial: Chinese push into Pacific boosts forum

The Pacific Islands Forum has often been dismissed as an irrelevance, partly because of the insignificance of the region…

Key, Gillard discuss asylum seekers
Key, Gillard discuss asylum seekers

PM greets Gillard warmly with a peck on the cheek before they get down to the business of the Pacific…

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Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Samoa
Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Samoa

The US Geological Survey reports the epicentre was…

Fiji braced for severe tropical cyclone
Fiji braced for severe tropical cyclone

Cyclone Winston reached category 5 status as it passed…

Pacific must stand united
Pacific must stand united

Tuvalu has issued a stern warning to its Pacific Island…

Ian McInnes: Cash greatest help in a disaster
Ian McInnes: Cash greatest help in a disaster

Experience tells us that the best way to help our…

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